Success celebrated at graduation ceremony

25 Oct 2016

Winchester Cathedral was the venue recently as staff and students celebrated success in BCoT’s Higher Education courses.  More than 40 BCoT graduates from HNC, HND and BA programmes attended the graduation ceremony to celebrate their achievements. They were joined by their lecturers, friends and family to receive their qualifications at a ceremony hosted by the University of Winchester – the institution which validates BCoT’s BA programme.  The ceremony was presided over by the Chancellor of t…

Uni dream becomes a reality for former BCoT student

20 Oct 2016

A student from China who studied at BCoT has fulfilled her lifelong dream of going to university in the UK. Wenjing Sun, who arrived in England four years ago speaking very little English, chose to study first ESOL then Level 3 Business at BCoT after attending an Open Day and being inspired by the staff and students she spoke to. “I realised that I could study a Level 3 programme and gain both the technical qualifications and employability skills I would need for entry to university, and my fut…

BCoT launches new Construction facilities

12 Oct 2016

The Construction Department at BCoT held a special event to launch the opening of its new facilities on the College’s North site. The event was attended by the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane, Cllr Jane Frankum, as well as employers, staff and students. In his welcome speech, BCoT Principal Anthony Bravo said the new facilities were going to “provide much needed training to meet the shortage of skilled people in the Construction industry.” He spoke about the many opportunities for students both…

'It's time to become part of the education revolution'

07 Oct 2016

Digital Leader Apprentice, Sky Caves, has recently written an article for TES about her experiences at BCoT so far. In her piece she speaks about the 'remarkable' disparity in digital literacy amongst college staff and what her job entails.  To read the full article, click here.

Good News Story of the Week

07 Oct 2016

Good News Story of the Week - Joice Hayes Former BCoT student, Joice Hayes, has succeeded through adversity and is now on her way to a career in Accounting. After studying her Maths and English GCSEs at BCoT in 2014, Joice returned to the College to study AAT level 2 last year. The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), is a professional body providing qualifications for those who are accountants or looking for a career in Accounting. Despite the many struggles Joice faced, she stayed …

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